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Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Westvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 3081   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.44   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Westvleteren has the smallest output of the Trappist breweries, with only a small part of their production available outside of Belgium.


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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tap57 (19) - Gatineau, Quebec, - DEC 29, 2010
bottle from Pub Italia, Ottawa Dec 27 2010 nice dark brown color with minimal head. Thick oily texture which makes this beer so awesome. The pouring was very gentle, so there was no head, however, the carbonation created one as the beer began breathing in my glass. Very nice 30th birthday present, too expensive though (35$). Happy to have finally tried it without having to travel to Belgium.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deepeary (93) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at Against the Grain. Pours dark with a thick creamy head. Smells like brown sugar, bread, molasses, peppery notes. Taste is layers of caramel, grain, figs, dates, raisins. Slightly warming. Long deep finish. Just lovely.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
joserabelo (5) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Nao tem igual. Devia ter um estilo e patamar unico para esta cerveja. Papilas salivares entram em açao so de lembrar desta cerveja. Otima harmonizacao com carne e reduçao de vinho.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (800) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de Cervebel en casa el 30-06-2014 en el momento. Con fecha de cons pref para 05-10-2014. Color marrón oscuro muy turbio con bastante espuma beige claro. Aromas dulces bastante maltosos y especiados con tonos de vainillas, cacao y chocolates, un poco de miel. Sabores también maltosos, ligeramente tostados, con toques de frutos pasas uvas, higos, pan de higos, vainilla y cacao y chocolate. Cuerpo medio a fuerte, con unos muy buenos 10 vol que le dan una buena sensación alcohólica, fácil de beber con paso suave, fino y sedoso por boca, generando algo de espuma. Muy buena, de lo mejor en en el mundo belga hasta hoy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at home, thanks to Craig(way back in 2012!). Pours a dark brown, nose has toffee, vanilla, raisins, caramel, dark fruits, taste is sweet, rich, toffee, caramel, vanilla, fruity, boozy, but hides the 10.2% well, very drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
audryla (6) - LITHUANIA - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
Visited shop near abbey today... Rich taste with balanced hoppy/malt finish. Is it a best beer in a world? Could be, but....

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
quimbarris (1) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
I visited the place and maybe the beer is a little bit overvaluated. it is a very special beer but there are other beers in Belgium with similar or better qualities. Some towns are producing amaizing products. beermap.com

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ConnyPetersson (75) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Flaska på black lion. Lätt skum. Bärnstensfärgad och lättdrucken. Lätt smak av väldigt mycket. Mums som faan.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leveejr (91) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a nice brown with an off-white head. Smells of nice and sweet dark fruit. Taste is quite similar with nice breadiness. Honesty one of the best quads I've ever had ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
JoeHsuer (3) - - JUL 15, 2014 does not count
Great aged W12, Dark fruit and plum, dark cherry, some chocolate milk tasty, very smooth and long finish, end with dark sugar. Like Australia great Shiraz, Beer of Angel's Share!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
snabelsnigel (1) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014 does not count
Best before 04.06.17 (Brewed 2014). Poured a very cloudy brown and had a very typical Abt/Quad smell and taste. A lot smoother than Rochefort 10/St Bernadus 12 and overall a great beer. My father who dislikes other quads loved it.


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